"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.